Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 446 687
Rank change year-on-year +100 +241 +276
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,343 1,088 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.65% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 1.57% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 992 768 359
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.99% +11.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,850 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £86,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% +11.67% +4.35%

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 62,118 69,406 69,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.02% 41.35% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 48,029 52,907 57,073
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 616 £77,500 +10.71% 79
South East +57 199 £60,000 -7.69% 39
North of England +110 196 £60,000 +10.09% 26
Midlands +76 147 £60,000 - 31
Yorkshire +98 105 £55,000 - 10
East of England +25 93 £55,000 -8.33% 6
South West +51 84 £65,000 +30.00% 9
North West +52 79 £60,000 -5.88% 12
East Midlands +86 78 £60,000 -11.11% 11
West Midlands +28 69 £60,000 +9.09% 20
North East +3 12 £58,500 +23.97% 4
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 976 (72.67%) Amazon AWS
2 908 (67.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 542 (40.36%) DevOps
4 478 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 442 (32.91%) Python
6 428 (31.87%) Linux
7 406 (30.23%) Microsoft
8 369 (27.48%) Ansible
9 366 (27.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 329 (24.50%) Docker
10 329 (24.50%) Windows
11 306 (22.78%) Google
12 303 (22.56%) Puppet
13 300 (22.34%) VMware
14 287 (21.37%) Java
15 279 (20.77%) PaaS
16 266 (19.81%) Kubernetes
17 252 (18.76%) Jenkins
17 252 (18.76%) Data Centre
18 251 (18.69%) SQL
19 239 (17.80%) Degree
20 229 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
20 229 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
21 228 (16.98%) Web Services
21 228 (16.98%) Active Directory
22 227 (16.90%) SaaS
22 227 (16.90%) IaaS
23 226 (16.83%) Configuration Management
24 222 (16.53%) Finance
25 207 (15.41%) ITIL

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (5.14%) OpenStack
2 57 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 55 (4.10%) Apache
4 46 (3.43%) IIS
4 46 (3.43%) MS Exchange
5 40 (2.98%) Apache Spark
6 38 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 37 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (2.38%) Skype for Business
9 21 (1.56%) Confluence
10 19 (1.41%) nginx
11 17 (1.27%) JBoss
12 15 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.74%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.74%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.74%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.67%) CMS
16 7 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.22%) Maya
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (2.31%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.52%) SAP GRC
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.074%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.074%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 976 (72.67%) Amazon AWS
2 908 (67.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 366 (27.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 279 (20.77%) PaaS
5 227 (16.90%) IaaS
5 227 (16.90%) SaaS
6 117 (8.71%) Office 365
7 102 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
8 90 (6.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 81 (6.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 81 (6.03%) Serverless
10 73 (5.44%) GitHub
11 59 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
12 58 (4.32%) OpenShift
13 50 (3.72%) Amazon S3
14 48 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 39 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 27 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
17 26 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
18 22 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 104 (7.74%) Firewall
2 91 (6.78%) DNS
3 66 (4.91%) WAN
4 60 (4.47%) SAN
4 60 (4.47%) TCP/IP
5 55 (4.10%) Internet
6 52 (3.87%) VPN
7 50 (3.72%) LAN
8 46 (3.43%) DHCP
9 44 (3.28%) Network Security
10 31 (2.31%) HTTP
11 28 (2.08%) VLAN
12 23 (1.71%) Skype
13 18 (1.34%) MPLS
14 17 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (1.19%) Wireless
16 15 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
17 14 (1.04%) BGP
17 14 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
17 14 (1.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 97 (7.22%) Big Data
3 78 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 60 (4.47%) Amazon RDS
5 53 (3.95%) MySQL
6 52 (3.87%) Azure SQL Database
7 47 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 41 (3.05%) Hadoop
10 37 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 34 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (2.31%) Relational Database
13 25 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.71%) Oracle Database
15 21 (1.56%) MariaDB
16 19 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (1.34%) HBase
18 17 (1.27%) Geospatial Data
19 16 (1.19%) SAP HANA
19 16 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 252 (18.76%) Jenkins
2 112 (8.34%) Git (software)
3 67 (4.99%) TeamCity
4 59 (4.39%) Maven
5 58 (4.32%) JIRA
6 47 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 38 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 32 (2.38%) CircleCI
9 29 (2.16%) Visual Studio
10 27 (2.01%) Codeship
10 27 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (1.94%) SonarQube
12 23 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (1.71%) Vagrant
13 22 (1.64%) Subversion
14 19 (1.41%) GitLab
14 19 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (1.34%) Travis CI
16 17 (1.27%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.97%) Chocolatey
General
1 222 (16.53%) Finance
2 69 (5.14%) Retail
3 62 (4.62%) Banking
4 40 (2.98%) Marketing
5 29 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.56%) Automotive
6 21 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.19%) Games
9 15 (1.12%) Billing
10 14 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.97%) Electronics
12 12 (0.89%) Publishing
13 9 (0.67%) Legal
14 8 (0.60%) Law
15 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.22%) French Language
16 3 (0.22%) German Language
16 3 (0.22%) Social Science
16 3 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 388 (28.89%) Architect
2 237 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 212 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
4 154 (11.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 152 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
6 139 (10.35%) Azure Architect
7 125 (9.31%) AWS Architect
8 87 (6.48%) AWS Engineer
8 87 (6.48%) Developer
9 80 (5.96%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 73 (5.44%) Consultant
11 62 (4.62%) Software Engineer
12 58 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
13 53 (3.95%) AWS Solutions Architect
14 52 (3.87%) Senior DevOps
14 52 (3.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 52 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
15 50 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 49 (3.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 45 (3.35%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (16.98%) Web Services
2 145 (10.80%) .NET
3 93 (6.92%) Node.js
4 55 (4.10%) HTML
4 55 (4.10%) Spring
5 50 (3.72%) Spring Boot
6 46 (3.43%) RESTful
7 45 (3.35%) OAuth
8 41 (3.05%) Elastic Stack
9 40 (2.98%) REST
10 38 (2.83%) HTML5
11 36 (2.68%) J2EE
11 36 (2.68%) Kafka
12 35 (2.61%) JSON
12 35 (2.61%) SAML
13 34 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
14 33 (2.46%) ASP.NET
15 29 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (2.16%) React
16 28 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 252 (18.76%) Data Centre
2 155 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 128 (9.53%) Self-Motivation
4 124 (9.23%) Private Cloud
5 53 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.98%) Enterprise Cloud
7 37 (2.76%) Fintech
8 35 (2.61%) Virtual Team
9 30 (2.23%) Cloud Native
9 30 (2.23%) Hedge funds
10 27 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
11 26 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.94%) Replication
12 19 (1.41%) Blog
12 19 (1.41%) User Experience
13 16 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.19%) PKI
14 12 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 428 (31.87%) Linux
2 329 (24.50%) Windows
3 128 (9.53%) Windows Server
4 106 (7.89%) Unix
5 94 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (3.13%) Windows 10
9 25 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.71%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.71%) Windows 7
11 20 (1.49%) CentOS
12 17 (1.27%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.97%) SUSE
13 13 (0.97%) VMS
14 11 (0.82%) Android
15 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.67%) Debian
16 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (40.36%) DevOps
2 478 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (16.83%) Configuration Management
4 207 (15.41%) ITIL
5 206 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
6 201 (14.97%) Migration
7 194 (14.45%) Microservices
8 178 (13.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 167 (12.43%) Software Engineering
10 148 (11.02%) Computer Science
11 144 (10.72%) Presales
12 139 (10.35%) Mentoring
12 139 (10.35%) Open Source
13 119 (8.86%) Test Automation
14 113 (8.41%) Analytics
15 110 (8.19%) TOGAF
16 109 (8.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 108 (8.04%) Load Balancing
18 105 (7.82%) Project Management
19 104 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 442 (32.91%) Python
2 287 (21.37%) Java
3 251 (18.69%) SQL
4 194 (14.45%) PowerShell
5 168 (12.51%) Bash Shell
6 129 (9.61%) C#
7 120 (8.94%) JavaScript
8 112 (8.34%) Perl
9 95 (7.07%) Ruby
10 67 (4.99%) Go
11 60 (4.47%) C++
12 41 (3.05%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.76%) Scala
14 26 (1.94%) PHP
15 25 (1.86%) C
16 12 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.82%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.82%) VB
18 6 (0.45%) Java 8
18 6 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 239 (17.80%) Degree
2 111 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (6.40%) AWS Certification
4 77 (5.73%) MCSA
5 75 (5.58%) MCSE
6 53 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 43 (3.20%) Master's Degree
9 38 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 37 (2.76%) MBA
11 36 (2.68%) Security Cleared
12 32 (2.38%) RHCE
13 27 (2.01%) MCITP
14 26 (1.94%) SC Cleared
15 24 (1.79%) CCNA
16 23 (1.71%) CISSP
17 22 (1.64%) CCNP
18 16 (1.19%) CISM
19 14 (1.04%) DV Cleared
19 14 (1.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.51%) QA
2 35 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.01%) GDPR
4 18 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.19%) SLA
6 15 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.67%) PMO
9 5 (0.37%) PSD2
10 4 (0.30%) COBIT
10 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
System Software
1 329 (24.50%) Docker
2 229 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 228 (16.98%) Active Directory
4 103 (7.67%) Hyper-V
5 40 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
5 40 (2.98%) vSphere
6 22 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (1.49%) LXC
8 16 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 14 (1.04%) GlusterFS
9 14 (1.04%) VMware NSX
10 12 (0.89%) Gluster
11 10 (0.74%) vCloud
11 10 (0.74%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.67%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.67%) XenServer
13 8 (0.60%) NFS
14 7 (0.52%) XenApp
15 5 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 369 (27.48%) Ansible
2 303 (22.56%) Puppet
3 266 (19.81%) Kubernetes
4 229 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
5 174 (12.96%) Terraform
6 47 (3.50%) Salt
7 44 (3.28%) Nagios
8 37 (2.76%) Prometheus
9 30 (2.23%) Grafana
9 30 (2.23%) SCOM
10 29 (2.16%) CFEngine
11 25 (1.86%) Packer
11 25 (1.86%) SCCM
12 19 (1.41%) vRealize
13 18 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
14 17 (1.27%) Graphite
15 15 (1.12%) Mesos
16 13 (0.97%) SCSM
16 13 (0.97%) Sysdig
17 11 (0.82%) Consul
Vendors
1 406 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 306 (22.78%) Google
3 300 (22.34%) VMware
4 114 (8.49%) Oracle
5 109 (8.12%) Cisco
6 73 (5.44%) Red Hat
7 64 (4.77%) Citrix
8 61 (4.54%) Atlassian
9 44 (3.28%) WorldPay
10 42 (3.13%) SAP
11 40 (2.98%) IBM
11 40 (2.98%) Splunk
12 36 (2.68%) EMC
12 36 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (2.23%) Dell
14 28 (2.08%) NetApp
15 27 (2.01%) ForgeRock
15 27 (2.01%) HP
16 26 (1.94%) Juniper
16 26 (1.94%) Veeam